Spanish market of white goods: turnover increases by 2.97% in the first four months of 2016


electrodomesticos blancosAs reported by Anfel (Spanish association of manufacturers and importers of household appliances), the Spanish market of white goods registered an increase in turnover of +2.97% in January-April 2016 compared to the same period of 2015. In units, the growth was equal to +1.82% (+36,780 units sold). Considering the trend of the different products in the first four months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, refrigerators saw a decrease of -2.32%: only the side-by-side models reached a significant growth (+32.79%), while 1-door refrigerators achieved an increase of +3.08% and the double-door appliances and the combined models registered negative percentages (respectively -7.61% and -2.92%). The washing machines segment saw a little increase (+0.52%), with front loading models that achieved +1.50% and top loading appliances that registered a negative percentage (-11.65%). Besides, dryers saw a little fall of -0.20% and dishwashers an increase of +6.78%. Cookers registered the strongest decrease among all white goods (-19.44%). However, in the cooking segment the other products reached positive percentages: ovens +6.09%, hobs +4.13% and hoods +3.79%.